Summer Getaways in Petoskey, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs and Boyne City
Boyne City trip guide: What to do
For more information, contact the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce (231/582-6222; boynechamber.com).
Horton Bay General Store (pictured) Ernest Hemingway was a regular here; the 1876 charm (and free coffee!) still draws locals, while a new B&B appeals to travelers. The quirky Red Fox Inn bookstore next door offers a wealth of lore, if you manage to find the shop open (231/582-7827; hortonbaygeneralstore.com).
Freshwater Studio More than 100 Michigan artists show their work in a spacious gallery (231/582-2588; freshwaterstudio.org).
Lavender Hill Farm Outside town, shop for fragrant soaps and jellies on a small lavender farm (231/582-3784; lavenderhillmichigan.com).
Local Flavor Satisfying brews plus good reads equal one cozy shop (231/582-7499).
Wine Emporium and Market An airy new gourmet shop offers an interesting variety of fresh and packaged goods (231/582-2151).